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Mod Podge Uses: Advice From Our Expert!

Mod Podge Uses: Advice From Our Expert!

This month, we asked our resident crafter, Maz, to share her top tips and expert advice on all things Mod Podge! If you’ve seen Maz’s previous crafty endeavors on the Create and Craft blog, you’ll already be well aware that the lovely Maz is a […]

How To Read Crochet Patterns: Abbreviations, Symbols and Instructions Explained

How To Read Crochet Patterns: Abbreviations, Symbols and Instructions Explained

If you’ve been teaching yourself crochet (or you’re keen to start) and you’re getting to grips with how to hold your crochet hook… but can’t make head nor tail of a crochet pattern, then we’re here to help! Check out our handy guide on how […]

Crochet Jewellery: When Two Crafts Collide!

Crochet Jewellery: When Two Crafts Collide!

Crochet has not only experienced a big resurgence in recent years, but it’s also undergoing some what of a modern-day transformation! Whilst the old-school crochet favourites, including granny squares, blankets and winter accessories have become hugely popular once more, there is a new trend rising: […]

Debbie Shore’s Pincushion With a Difference Project

Debbie Shore’s Pincushion With a Difference Project

If sewing‘s your passion, then we’ve a DIY pincushion you’re going to LOVE! Not only is it the perfect place to keep your pins handy (obviously) but its unique shape means it will effortless hold all those handy little threads, trims, ribbons, safety pins and […]

Pimp Your Planner: How To Turn a Plain Notebook into Something Special

Pimp Your Planner: How To Turn a Plain Notebook into Something Special

It doesn’t matter how digital the world gets – there’s nothing like putting pen to paper – which is why we know the good old notebook will never go out of fashion! So we just love sharing ways you can get creative with yours – […]

Raid Your Recycling: How To Reuse Plastic Bottles In Your Crafting

Raid Your Recycling: How To Reuse Plastic Bottles In Your Crafting

We all know we should do more to reuse and recycle. Luckily, as crafters, we are often presented with ample opportunities to do our bit for the planet by turning the old and unwanted into the beautiful once again! At Create and Craft, we just […]

Mod Podge Photo Transfer: How To Transfer Your Images onto Wood!

Mod Podge Photo Transfer: How To Transfer Your Images onto Wood!

What is Mod Podge? Short answer: one of the most fantastic crafting investments you will ever make! This fantastic little pot of paste has become an iconic craft supply, and not without good reason – there are so many projects you can create using Mod […]

Maz Makes… Nursery Bunting!

Maz Makes… Nursery Bunting!

This month, the lovely Maz has been working on a very special project… if you read last month’s entry, you’ll remember that the pitter patter of tiny of feet was imminent, and Maz was soon to have another grandchild – well this month, she takes […]

Cherish The Details: Sarah Cawood’s DIY Wedding Keepsake Gift

Cherish The Details: Sarah Cawood’s DIY Wedding Keepsake Gift

When wedding season hits, it’s time to enjoy romantic nuptials, lavish receptions, and all the beauty and intricacy that goes with them! But what about when the Big Event is over? Many couples spend a small fortune on making the day magical, then have nothing […]

A Touch of Magic: Angela Finch’s Easy Gemstone Earrings Tutorial

A Touch of Magic: Angela Finch’s Easy Gemstone Earrings Tutorial

Few gemstones are as well-known or as distinctive as amethyst. Its unique purple coloration sets it apart from the crowd, and makes it perfect for creating stand-out jewellery. As well as being beautiful, it’s also renowned as a meditative and calming stone, believed by some […]

DIY Crayon Candles: Sarah Cawood’s Step-by-Step Candle-Making Plus Top Tips for Success!

DIY Crayon Candles: Sarah Cawood’s Step-by-Step Candle-Making Plus Top Tips for Success!

Looking for a crafty way to use up all those broken, abandoned and unloved wax crayons floating around at the bottom of the kids’ craft drawers? Our fabulous Sarah Cawood has just the solution, with this colourful candle-making project! Check out her step-by-step DIY crayon […]

Sarah Cawood’s Slime-Making 101: How To Achieve Colour, Sparkle And The Perfect Consistency Without Spoiling Your Slime!

Sarah Cawood’s Slime-Making 101: How To Achieve Colour, Sparkle And The Perfect Consistency Without Spoiling Your Slime!

Everyone is making slime right now… the kids can’t get enough of it, as our resident crafty mummy, the lovely Sarah Cawood, is all too aware! This week, Sarah has enlisted the help of her favourite mini crafters to explore the kids’ crafting trend that’s […]

How to Make Crochet Water Balloons: Battle The Heatwave & Enjoy a Summer of Fun!

How to Make Crochet Water Balloons: Battle The Heatwave & Enjoy a Summer of Fun!

What are crochet water balloons? A hassle-free way to have fun in the sun for all the family! Forget about having to repeatedly purchase traditional water balloons, which are fiddly to fill, and all used up within minutes. These fantastic summer must-haves add instant fun […]

What Is Parchment Craft? Cassie Brown Gets Creative…

What Is Parchment Craft? Cassie Brown Gets Creative…

Heard about parchment craft, but wondering… what exactly is it?! Well the lovely Cassie Brown has been exploring parchment craft, and is here to reveal what it is, how you can get started in it, and just why she loves it so much!

Our Pick of Unicorn-Themed Crafting

Our Pick of Unicorn-Themed Crafting

Unicorns are still a big hit with everyone… so we thought it was about time we collated our favourite (and most fantastic!) unicorn-themed crafts, projects and patterns at Create and Craft for you to get stuck into. Whether you’re a baker, a sewing enthusiast, a […]